“Shooter” has been renewed for a third season by USA, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes for 2018. Debuting on Nov. 15, 2016, “Shooter” stars Ryan Phillippe as Bob Lee Swagger, a highly decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President. When Swagger’s former commanding officer Isaac Johnson (Omar Epps, “House”) solicits his expertise in a clandestine operation, Swagger discovers that he is has been framed and must do everything in his power to protect his family and clear his name.
The upcoming third season will be based loosely on “Black Light,” the second book in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter. As Bob Lee struggles to put an end to the events of Season 2, a nemesis reveals mysterious details surrounding his father Earl’s death, leading Bob Lee towards a startling conspiracy that hits close to home.
Production on the upcoming season will begin this January in Los Angeles.